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Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
to leave it there and there you see the luxury seams, mercedes number one and bmw and lexus. thank you. >>> president obama trying to generate support for the revamped rollout of the trouble plagued healthcare.gov website saying the site is working well and warning critics that he will fight efforts to repeal the affordable care act. >> this law is working, and will work into the future. people want the financial stability of health insurance, and we're going to keep on working to fix whatever problems come up in any startup, any launch of a project this big that has an impact on 1/6th of our economy. whatever comes up, we're going to just fix it. >> administration released a new report showing that through that website nearly 1.5 million americans have now been found eligible for medicaid and that was during the month of october. >> still ahead on "nightly business report", we'll tell you about the company many are calling the big winner of black friday and cyber monday. >>> more numbers coming in for consumer spending over the long thanksgiving and black friday weekend. shopper track
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
more fuel efficient thanks to an agreement that president obama struck with 13 automakers including detroit's big three. >> the companies here today have endorsed our plan to continue increasing the mileage on their cars and trucks over the next 15 years. >> mileage targets for passenger cars will increase by two-thirds from about 30 miles per gallon this year to nearly 55 mpg there 2025. which means americans will be able to keep cutting back on their purchases at the pump. and that's where the bad news in this story starts. by definition, more efficient cars use less gas. when drivers buy less gas state and federal governments collect less in gas taxes. but those gas taxes, the federal levy of around 18 cents a gallon in taxes by the state of around 8 and 50 cents a gallon, they pay to maintain highways and bridges across the country. and that's already a huge problem. we begin tonight with that terrifying bridge collapse. >> reporter: take for example the news that broke in may when an interstate 5 bridge collapsed a couple hundred miles north of portland. by next year the federa
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
, detroit. christy mcdonald, we thank you very much. >> thanks, judy. >> >> woodruff: again, the other major developments of the day. president obama touted the benefits of the affordable care act in a bid to shift the focus from problems with healthcare.gov and policy cancellations. vice president biden arrived in japan and rebuked china for imposing an air defense zone over disputed islands. he said it could lead to "accidents and miscalculations." and protests eased in thailand as the prime minister ordered police to avoid new confrontations with demonstrators demanding her ouster. >> ifill: on the newshour online, right now, how smart hiring managers can help you get a job by telling you what to expect in the interview process. that's on "making sense." has animated 1994 interview with the late rapper 2pac shah cure where he says he felt like a tragic hero from a shakespeare play, you can watch that video on the rundown. all of that and more is on our web site, news hours dot pbs.org. >> >> woodruff: and that's the newshour for tonight. on wednesday, we'll look at what millennials, a gro
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
brooks, thank you. >> woodruff: again, the major developments of the day: south africans celebrated the life of nelson mandela and mourned his passing. the government scheduled a memorial service for tuesday, with president obama and other world leaders attending. and u.s. unemployment dropped to 7% in november-- the lowest since 2008-- as employers added 203,000 jobs. on the "newshour" online right now-- a challenge for students. what were the world events that most affected you in 2013? using the story-telling tool meograph, students have the opportunity to create a zeitgeist project and win prizes from our partner, google. instructions on how to enter are on our home page. and monday on the show, we'll have a conversation with rock legend carlos santana, but you can check out a sneak preview online, where he tells us an endearing story about the time he spent with nelson mandela. that's on art beat. all that and more is on our website newshour.pbs.org. and a reminder about some upcoming programs from our pbs colleagues. gwen ifill is preparing for "washington week," which airs la
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